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Russian Sanctions

gCaptain’s full coverage of western sanctions against Russia for its war in Ukraine.

Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Hunter Star arriving at the Belokamenka shipyard with module TMS-005 on 31 March 2024. (Source: Belokamenka Yard)

Heavy-Lift Vessel Delivers Sanctioned LNG Technology to Russian Arctic

By Malte Humpert (gCaptain) – Following a nearly three-month voyage Chinese heavy lift vessel Hunter Star delivered the final liquefaction module for

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Thursday, March 7, 2024
tanker at sea

Tanker Liteyny Prospect, Hit by Sanctions, Docks in China to Offload Russian Oil

SINGAPORE/MOSCOW, March 7 (Reuters) – The Russian tanker Liteyny Prospect, hit by sanctions, has docked at the Chinese port of Huanghua to discharge

March 7, 2024
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Friday, March 1, 2024
tanker deck

Russian Oil Tankers Behave Strangely After Latest U.S. Sanctions

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) — Two oil tankers appeared to stop what they were doing off the coast of Greece just a few days after the US Treasury

March 1, 2024
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Thursday, February 29, 2024
The Kozmino oil port in eastern Russia

US Sanctions Are Moving Closer to Disrupting Russia’s Crude Exports

Sanctions by the US Treasury are quietly turning up the heat on Russia’s oil exports — to the point where they may soon be at risk of curtailment, writes

February 29, 2024
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Tuesday, February 27, 2024
An aerial view shows the Vladimir Arsenyev tanker at the crude oil terminal Kozmino on the shore of Nakhodka Bay near the port city of Nakhodka, Russia August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Tatiana Meel//File Photo

Russia’s Crude Exports Shrug Off Halt to Key Pacific Grade

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) — A temporary halt in shipments of Russia’s Sokol crude from Sakhalin Island on the Pacific Coast was offset by a surge

February 27, 2024
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Monday, February 26, 2024
Christophe de margerie

US Sanctions Block LNG Carriers for Russian Arctic Project 

A new round of U.S. sanctions is targeting shipowning entities of LNG carriers under construction at South Korean shipyard Hanwha Ocean. The ice-class Arc7

February 26, 2024
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Friday, February 23, 2024
Sovcomflot ship bridge

U.S. Sanctions Russia’s State-Owned Shipping Company Sovcomflot

The U.S. Department of the Treasury on Friday imposed sanctions on Russia’s largest shipping company, Joint Stock Company Sovcomflot (Sovcomflot), part

February 23, 2024
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The port of murmansk russia at sunset

U.S. Issues Sweeping Sanctions Against Russia. Here are the Key Parts:

By Daphne Psaledakis and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON/LONDON, Feb 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. on Friday issued sweeping

February 23, 2024
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Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Tankers Tied to the Russian Oil Trade Grind to a Halt Following US Sanctions

Tankers Tied to the Russian Oil Trade Grind to a Halt Following US Sanctions

(Bloomberg) — A chunk of the vast fleet of tankers that Russia uses to deliver its crude oil is grinding to a halt under the weight of US sanctions,

February 13, 2024
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Monday, February 12, 2024
superyacht Amadea in port

US Seeking to Auction Russian Oligarch’s Yacht Costing $7 Million a Year to Maintain

By Luc Cohen NEW YORK, Feb 12 (Reuters) – The U.S. government said it is spending more than $7 million a year to maintain a superyacht it

February 12, 2024
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Friday, February 9, 2024
vlcc tanker

Russian Oil Tanker U-Turns Hours After Being Hit by US Sanctions

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) — A Russian oil tanker performed a near-immediate u-turn off the coast of Portugal after being subjected to US sanctions. The

February 9, 2024
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laden oil tanker

US Insurer Covers Oil Tankers Suspected Of Violating Iran, Russia Sanctions

(Bloomberg) — Last June, a rusting tanker named Sincere 02 picked up oil at an Iranian port and steamed across the Persian Gulf on its way to

February 9, 2024
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Thursday, February 8, 2024
Russian Oil Tankers. REUTERS/Tatiana Meel/File Photo

US Issues New Sanctions Over Russian Oil Price Cap Violation

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has imposed sanctions on four entities and identified one tanker as blocked

February 8, 2024
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Monday, February 5, 2024
tanker at sea

Greek Shipowners Are Stampeding Out of the Russian Oil Trade

(Bloomberg) — Greek shipowners are fleeing the Russian crude trade after a ramp up in US sanctions targeting the traders and shipping companies moving

February 5, 2024
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Monday, January 15, 2024
Naval diplomacy in London

Beyond G7 Gunboats: The Case for Naval Diplomacy to Secure the Red Sea

Both the G7 and the US-led military coalition have been unsuccessful in protecting trade in the Red Sea, Black Sea and other maritime regions. Is there a more

January 15, 2024
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Tuesday, January 2, 2024
Russian Oil tanker exiting Black Sea

Russian Oil Exports Surge To End 2023 On A High

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) Russia’s seaborne crude exports ended the year on a high, as four-week average shipments climbed to the highest since early

January 2, 2024
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Wednesday, December 20, 2023
tanker at sea

U.S. Tightens Enforcement of Price Cap on Russian Oil

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has intensified its efforts to enforce the price cap on Russian oil by taking action against shipowners and vessels

December 20, 2023
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Thursday, December 7, 2023
tanker at sea

UK Sanctions on Russian Tanker Firm Show Effort to Curb Evasion

(Bloomberg) — UK sanctions against a Dubai-based company that controls Russia’s state-controlled oil tanker fleet are the latest sign that Western

December 7, 2023
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Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Laden crude oil tanker approaches the port of Qingdao, China in the morning fog. Photo credit: Shutterstock/Igor Grochev

US Sanctions Show Early Signs of Disrupting Russian Oil Tankers

(Bloomberg) — US sanctions on a handful of tankers engaged in the Russian oil trade appear to have placed several of the ships in limbo, highlighting the

December 6, 2023
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Friday, December 1, 2023
Russian Oil Tankers. REUTERS/Tatiana Meel/File Photo

US Issues Fresh Sanctions Over Russian Oil Price Cap Violations

By Daphne Psaledakis and Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Dec 1 (Reuters) – The United States on Friday imposed additional sanctions related to the price

December 1, 2023
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